If you’re an iPhone user looking to get the most out of your smartwatch, an Apple Watch is probably your best option. But they’re not exactly the cheapest option: A top-of-the-line 7 Series can set you back as much as $429. That said, you don’t have to break the bank to get a great model; The cellular version of the popular Apple Watch SE is streamlined, effective, and is currently on sale for just $230, $99 off its original price and a match for its all-time lowest price.
If you’re not familiar, the Apple Watch SE is essentially a scaled-down version of the Series 7. It’s not as health-focused, so you won’t get access to features like ECGs and blood-oxygen metrics, but it’s otherwise comparable. to a large degree. device. The SE boasts up to 18 hours of battery life and does everything you’d expect from your smartwatch, including messaging, fitness tracking and heart rate monitoring. And since this is the GPS + Cellular version of the watch, it’ll let you text, make calls, and stream music without having your iPhone nearby.
For now, you can take advantage of this $99 discount on four different shades of the smartwatch, but it’s only a matter of time before they start to sell out. While you can often find this cellular-equipped model for close to $300, it rarely goes below $280, so at just $230 it’s likely to fly off the shelves.
Not willing to have cellular capabilities? You can also pick up the GPS-only Apple Watch SE for an even lower $210 at Walmart.